Feb 10, 2013 11:00am PST
by this picture. forminger french first lady, carla bruni was a scafflaw, too. laura bush, also a violator. angela merkel likes to take the french to task but she could have found herself in parisienne hot water as well. their crime? wearing pants. you see, toor more than 200 years, it has actually technically been illegal for a woman to wear trousers in paris, unless official permission was granted. it seems as during the french revolution, the lady revolutionaries took to wearing pants and the powers that be at the time wanted to put a swift end to that. so they made it illegal in 1800. amendments came over the years allowing women to dare to wear trousers for riding bikes or horses but the law remained on the books until this week when it was repealed, by the minister for women's rights. the correct answer to our gps challenge question was a, richard the iii was a plantagenet, which ruled over britain from henry 1216. and a new battle has started over where his final resting place should be, in leicester where he's been buried for 525 years, or in york where he spent many of his living years or
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
because pope benedict is german. they are moved by the news and chancellor angela merkel will react later. reaction just starting to come in as people hear this breaking news. >> we'll have more on the pope's resignation later on. parts of the gulf coast are waking up to untold damage after a wave of severe storms raked across the region sunday night. the brunt of the storms hit in and around hattiesburg, mississippi, where a long-track tornado ripped across part of the state. the twister traveled down one of the main streets, winding through the university of southern mississippi campus. the governor declared a state of emergency in seven counties reporting damage including downed trees, mangled buildings, and injuries to more than a dozen people. fortunately no deaths have been reported. >>> nbc meteorologist bill karins will have the details on the threat of more severe weather and potential flash floods coming up in a few minutes. >>> residents in southern california remain on edge this morning. day five in the manhunt for a former lapd officer suspected in three cold-blooded killings
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am PST
and saddened that this pope will lead at the end of the month. from angela merkel, chancellor of germany, pope benedict is german born. she said she has the greatest possible respect for this pope for stepping down at the time that he is. now, we hear that this was a personal decision and that he was not pressured and that he does plan to honor his engagements through february 28th. the date that he set to step down. and that a new pope will likely be in place before the holy week which start march 24th. but that this pope wanted to step down to avoid the rush of easter commitment that will happen within the next month or so. jon? >> thank you very much. of course we'll continue to follow all of that news coming out of the vatican and we'll bring you the latest throughout the entire morning. >>> switching gears. this week bay area sports fans leaving the end zone heading to the baseball diamond. >> a chance that some giants pitchers and catchers might get ready for that cactus lead today and getting there throughout the week. loren scott is covering spring training for us joining us live in sc
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am EST
and the right guy will show up. >> next is an e-mail from angela in waco, texas. she writes i've been dating a man for five years, we're both in our 50s. he's never been married, indica indicates he wants to get married and no movement in that area, a real quote sugar daddy, very nice to me and we get along very well. if he's not bulging where marriage is concerned should i let him know may be looking elsewhere or should i just pursue other men without letting him know. >> two wrongs don't make a right. i don't think she should play him dirty. let him know it's a been five years, the statistics show if you're not going to commit within the two years, dr. gail talk about that all the time and she takes no prisoners on that. it's time to move on. if you really want to be married, time is ticking away, baby, make like mercury and run. >> based on what you've heard this guy is not into marriage, not going to happen. >> this guy is buying her time, trading money for spend human bei being -- spending the time dating. not interested. >> what do you think? >> five years, no. >> walk away. gail, let'